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Funding delays as Senators debate payment for new “ASUO Mediator” position

ASUO senators have shown a sharp divide over Senator Abel Cerros’s proposal of a new “ASUO Mediator” position. This position would de-escalate conflict between senators, as well as between them and their audience members. Although a majority of senators have expressed support of the position, two senate meetings debated whether …

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Senate votes in favor of student off-campus retreats

ASUO senators have repealed a resolution that stops off-campus retreat funding requests. In its meeting last week, the senate passed a resolution preventing funding for any off-campus retreat from surplus. Senators debated on the benefits of off-campus retreats. The controversy began at the same meeting when senate approved Oregon Life’s …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting. Live Blog ASUO Senate Live Updates Nov. 4       Access the agenda here.

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ASUO to reform stipend model to encourage student leadership

ASUO Executive checked off one box on their bucket list this week — Senate unanimously voted to pass the official stipend model reform at the meeting on Oct. 28. Upon entering the office last year, ASUO Executives made it clear that the stipend model was problematic. The team made the …

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ASUO campus safety public forum addresses student concerns

The Associated Students of the University of Oregon organized a public forum regarding campus safety tonight in 282 Lillis. With six panelists from different backgrounds and positions at the UO, the forum attracted more than 40 students and lasted over an hour, with constant interaction among students and panelists. ASUO …

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Student groups face troubles with ASUO program administrator’s resignation

The University of Oregon campus is flourished with student activities of more than 200 ASUO recognized student organizations. Last year, ASUO allocated about $2.5 million to support these groups with a hope to enhance the experiences and student perspectives on campus. But this year ASUO recognized programs, and new applicants, …

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William Paustian appointed by Gov. Brown as new student member for the Board of Trustees

Corrections, Oct. 29: Due to a reporting error, a previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the ASUO Executive interviewed five candidates; the Executive interviewed all candidates who submitted applications. In the same version of the article, the reporter incorrectly stated that Paustian could not hold both the presidency …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting Live Blog ASUO Senate Live Updates Oct. 28   Access the agenda here.

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New student Board of Trustees member appointed

Governor Kate Brown appointed a new student member to the Board of Trustees on Monday. Will Paustian will replace Associated Students of the University of Oregon President Helena Schlegel. Schlegel resigned from the Board on Sept. 25, 2015. “We look forward to working with Trustee-designate Paustian on student issues throughout …

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ASUONews

Where does my incidental fee go?

It’s 6:50 p.m. on a Saturday, and UO senior Junbo Zhao stayed at home instead of participating in his friends’ Mahjong game. His laptop is on, internet is working and his browser pulls up Goducks.com. Zhao’s hunting for a football ticket for the upcoming game. “It’s a tactic,” Zhao said. …

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Cerros circulates survey on how senate meetings could be more welcoming

In order for an ASUO recognized student organization to get funding for its events through the incidental fee, student leaders must first present at senate meetings the details of what they want funding for. This involves speaking in front of 22 senators and an audience. The elected leaders then begin …

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Huafeng funded for 400 issues a term, Campus Safety and new ASUO position discussed

During the weekly senate meeting on Wednesday, an ASUO Executive-led campus safety campaign was announced, five student group special requests were heard and the possibility of a new ASUO position was discussed.   In the early minutes of the session, ASUO Director of Staff Casey Edwards and University Affairs Commissioner …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting Live Blog ASUO Senate Live Update Oct. 21   Access the agenda here.

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Men’s Center funded $13,000, Executive benchmark recommendations announced

Due to no tables being available for the senators of Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting, laptops were on laps at the Gumwood Room. Senate spent most time of the meeting on special request and approved the total amount of $20,206 for five student groups in tonight’s meeting, while the ASUO Executive …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting Live Blog ASUO Senate Oct. 14   Access the agenda here.

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Fall ASUO Street Faire refreshes with beer garden and new vendors

Week three is upon the University of Oregon, which means students are back in the groove of things and midterms will soon roll around. But it also means it’s time for the ASUO Street Faire. The biannual three-day faire, which is the ASUO’s biggest fundraiser, will look a lot different …

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UO to increase inclusion by implementing more than 75 all-gender bathrooms on campus

A battle for inclusion that lasted a decade is moving forward with new bathrooms and a law.

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FSL section of 2015 Sexual Violence Survey announced at University Senate meeting

Students within the University of Oregon’s Fraternity and Sorority Life still face significantly higher rates of sexual violence in comparison to those who are not. On Oct. 7, UO psychology professor Jennifer J. Freyd presented her findings of the 2015 Sexual Violence Survey during the University Senate meeting.  Freyd’s findings …

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Senate wrap up Oct. 7

Tonight’s senate meeting passed official senate positions, approved special requests and revealed results from a sexual violence survey. The official senate positions are as follows: Senator Kevin Dobyns, senate president, Senator Quinn Haaga, vice-president, Senator Max Burns, ombudsperson, Senator Martin Martinez-Santoyo, treasurer, and Senator Morgan Snook, academic chair. Each position …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting   Live Blog ASUO Senate Oct. 7       Access the agenda here.

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ASUO introduction: Meeting the people who represent UO students

They represent the University of Oregon student body. They meet weekly to develop projects and campaigns that serve students’ best interest. They decide on how and when to spend a $16 million Incidental Fee budget throughout a school year. They are the Associated Students of the University of Oregon. The …

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ASUO senate meeting wrap up

Decisions to confirm new ASUO officers and University Senate reps. delayed. The first ASUO senate meeting of the 2015-2016 school year took place at 7 p.m. at Lillis. Senator Kevin Dobyns, summer senate president, was nominated as senate president with Senator Quinn Haaga as vice-president. The final decision to confirm …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO Senate meeting   Live Blog ASUO Senate Sept. 30          

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Student rep. Helena Schlegel resigns from Board of Trustees

Helena Schlegel has resigned from her post as the only student member of the University of Oregon Board of Trustees. Her official statement came in an email sent to the university secretary, Angela Wilhelms, Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s Director of Executive Appointments, Mary Rae Moller, and the Emerald’s Editor in Chief, …

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Campus decision makers: Connecting the dots from UO administration to ASUO

**Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Emerald’s “Back to the Books” edition, which is currently available in locations throughout Eugene.** Much like our nation’s federal government, you can separate the levels of power at the University of Oregon into three branches: administration, faculty and students. Administration: Board of …

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Only 21 percent of enrolled UO students will get football tickets from the lottery each game

The state of University of Oregon student tickets for the 2015-2016 football season is no longer in flux. The ASUO Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee’s (ACFC) long-awaited agreement with athletic department over student ticket allotment will be finalized within the next week, ASUO Finance Director Shawn Stevenson said. The end …

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A year in review: ASUO Senate wrap-up

The 2015-2016 legislative session wrapped up for the ASUO Senate on May 27. Though every senate goes through the same list of duties with every academic year, each group accomplishes unique milestones in its time. Here’s a look at some of the memorable moments from this year’s senate. A shifting …

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ASUO Executive enters office with a full plate of plans

ASUO President, Helena Schlegel, Internal Vice President, Claire Johnson and External Vice President, Francisco Morales-O’Connor, have begun their tenures in the ASUO executive office last week. In an email to the Daily Emerald, the ASUO Executive talks of plans for the current term.

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Seven ASUO appointments confirmed in last senate meeting of the year

Wednesday’s meeting was the last senate meeting of the year, but the first for the new 2015-2016 ASUO senators. As of this week, they no longer bear the title senator-elect and now have the power to vote during senate meetings. Senate voted over seven special requests during Wednesday night’s meeting …

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ASUO Senate live updates

Live coverage of Wednesday night’s ASUO senate meeting     Live Blog ASUO Senate May 27     Access the agenda here.

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